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Court name
Supreme Court
Case number
CS 68 of 2020
Counsel for plantiff
Frank Elizabeth

Pierre v Pierre (CS 68 of 2020) [2021] SCSC 556 (08 June 2021);

Media neutral citation
[2021] SCSC 556
Counsel for defendant
Jean Marc Lablache
Headnote and holding:

Nominal Damages of R1 awarded

Pillay J

Since the Defendant had admitted liability in terms of the claim made,Judgment then is entered in that Mr Alexander Pierre is liable. However since there is no evidence that the damage to the
Plaintiff's reputation was to the extent of Five Hundred Thousand as his Plaint, nominal damages of R1 is awarded.
Signed, dated and delivered at Ile du Port on 8 June 2021
Pillay J